AP Bio Quiz Ch 24 Community Ecology

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Community ecology is the study of interactions between species in a community on different scales. A community is bound together by the network of influences the species have together. Do you wish to learn more about this topic? Then take up the quiz below and expand your knowledge. Have fun!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A number of populations of different species interacting with one another is called
    • A. 

      Competition.

    • B. 

      A community.

    • C. 

      An ecosystem.

    • D. 

      Predation.

    • E. 

      Symbiosis.

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      The number of mammalian species increases.

    • B. 

      The number of mammalian species decreases.

    • C. 

      The number of mammalian species remains the same

    • D. 

      The number of mammalian species varies without any discernable pattern, which proves the individualistic model.

  • 3. 
    All of the conditions under which an organism could conceivably survive and reproduce constitute it's
    • A. 

      Habitat.

    • B. 

      Realized niche.

    • C. 

      Fundamental niche.

    • D. 

      Resource partition.

  • 4. 
    The actual conditions where an organism actually exists in nature constitute it's
    • A. 

      Habitat.

    • B. 

      Realized niche.

    • C. 

      Fundamental niche.

    • D. 

      Resource partition.

  • 5. 
    Interaction between two species in which one feeds on the other is
    • A. 

      Competition.

    • B. 

      A community.

    • C. 

      An ecosystem.

    • D. 

      Predation.

    • E. 

      Symbiosis.

  • 6. 
    An intimate relationship between two species in which co-evolution and adaptation occur is
    • A. 

      Competition.

    • B. 

      A community.

    • C. 

      An ecosystem.

    • D. 

      Predation.

    • E. 

      Symbiosis.

  • 7. 
    Human intervention in natural community interactions usually makes the community more stable.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Plants use spines and chemical poisons to prevent predation by animals, especially insects.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Viruses are always parasites.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Bacteria living in the human digestive tract and producing vitamins used by the human are best described as parasitic organisms.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      Fasle